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Houston Spaceport

Houston Spaceport (8)

Houston Spaceport has been approved as the next United States commercial spaceport, the FAA announced.

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By |July 6, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

Testing the Buoyant Rover for Under-Ice Exploration

Buoyant Rover for Under-Ice Exploration

Developed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Buoyant Rover for Under-Ice Exploration, is under tests at the California Science Center.

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By |June 29, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

NASA releases Global Climate Change Projections up to 2100

NASA's Global Climate Change Projections

NASA just releases climate change projections to offer forecasts for global temperature and precipitation changes.

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By |June 11, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |

Ceres bright ‘Alien’ Spots seen closer than ever

Ceres bright 'Alien' Spots

Mystery ‘alien’ lights on Ceres, are seen closer than ever. Image from Dawn spacecraft confirm that Ceres ‘bright spots’ are a series of several smaller lights.

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By |May 21, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

A Journey to Space starts in this Vacuum Chamber

Vacuum Chamber

When scientists have to test hardware designed to operate in the vast reaches of space, they start in this vacuum chamber.

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By |May 20, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: |

Testing Shape Changing Wing Flaps for Green aviation

Testing Shape Changing Wing Flaps

This photo was taken by an automated Wing Deflection Measurement System (WDMS) camera in the G-III, that photographed the ACTE experimental wing every second during the flight and a NASA F-15D chasing the G-III.

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By |May 17, 2015|Categories: Aviation|Tags: |

Ten-Engine Electric Plane Prototype first fly

GL-10 ten-engine electric plane

The Greased Lightning or GL-10 ten-engine electric plane prototype, currently in the design and testing phase, takes off for the first time.   Watch the video…

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By |May 2, 2015|Categories: Aviation|Tags: |

NASA’s NExSS leading the search for Life on Distant Worlds

NASA's NExSS search for Life on Distant Worlds program

In a new effort NASA with NExSS, is bringing together experts spanning a variety of scientific fields for an unprecedented initiative dedicated to the search for life on exoplanets.

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By |April 24, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

NASA’s Modular Robotic Vehicle can drive sideways

NASA's Modular Robotic Vehicle MRV

NASA’s new Modular Robotic Vehicle advanced electric rover prototype, can drive sideways, drift around corners.   Take a look at the video…

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By |April 17, 2015|Categories: Vehicles|Tags: , , , , |

NASA Tests Green Aviation Technology

Boeing 757 ecoDemonstrator

Specially outfitted Boeing 757 airplane called the ecoDemonstrator, designed by NASA, will help reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

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By |April 7, 2015|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , |